Amandeep is the Co-Founder and CTO of Okera. Amandeep founded Okera in 2016 with his co-founder Nong Li. While supporting customer initiatives at Cloudera and involved in product development at AWS, Amandeep witnessed first-hand the challenges companies faced in adopting big data and cloud technologies. This experience, along with the goal to empower people and businesses through easy data access, led him to start Okera. Amandeep is also the co-author of HBase in Action, a book on building applications on HBase. He is passionate about distributed systems, big data, and helping customers get value out of new technology.